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141 Kallas, Hillar; and Nickels, Sylvie; editors FINLAND: CREATION AND CONSTRUCTION
London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd / New York: Frederick A. Praeger / Helsinki: Werner Soderstrom Osakeyhtio, (1968). (1968). Very good 
London: George Allen and Unwin Ltd / New York: Frederick A. Praeger / Helsinki: Werner Soderstrom Osakeyhtio, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Octavo, pictorial paper covered boards. The binding is lightly soiled with the extremities slightly darkened. 366 pages with a folding color map in the rear. Numerous photographic illustrations in black & white & color and black-and-white diagrams. Very good. 
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142 Kemenov, Vladimir; Editor-in-Chief VOKS BULLETIN No. 7/8
(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations, (1945). (1945). Good 
(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations, (1945).. (1945).. Good. - Small quarto [11 inches high by 8-1/4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black on the front wrap. The binding is bumped, soiled & a bit creased. There are small pieces out of the bottom corners of the front cover. The spine is chipped with pieces out of its head & tail. 67 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. From the Stefansson collection at Dartmouth College Library with 2 stamps on the front cover. Good.

Among the contents of this issue are a report on the anniversary session of the Academy of Sciences of the U.S.S.R.; and articles on the strategic objective of the USSR on the Stalingrad front in World War II, the All-Union Conference on Archeology, the Saratov-Moscow Gas Main, scientist I. V. Michurin and composer Serge Taneyev.

The text is in English. 
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143 Kemenov, Vladimir; Editor-in-Chief VOKS BULLETIN No. 9/10
(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations, (1945). (1945). Good 
(Moscow): U.S.S.R. Society for Cultural Relations, (1945).. (1945).. Good. - Small folio [11 inches high by 8-1/8 inches wide], softcover bound in printed cream wrappers with a vignette in black on the front wrap. The spine & extremities are darkened. The binding is lightly soiled with the spine chipped & with 2 vertical creases to the rear wrap. 67 & [1] pages. Black-and-white illustrations. From the Stefansson collection at Dartmouth College Library with 3 stamps on the front cover. Good.

Among the contents of this issue are a review of a concert of American music; articles on the strategic objective of the USSR on the Stalingrad front in World War II, and on recent work of Soviet anthropology; an extract from a novel by Alexander Fadeyev; and reminiscences of artist Valentin Serov by his daughter.

The text is in English. 
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144 Kenny, Herbert A LITERARY DUBLIN: A HISTORY. With Illustrations by Charles Carroll
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company / Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, (1974). (1974). 0717107027 / 9780717107025 Fine 
New York: Taplinger Publishing Company / Dublin: Gill & Macmillan, (1974).. (1974).. Fine. - Octavo, blue cloth titled in gilt on the spine in a pictorial creamy white dust wrapper. The dust jacket is slightly soiled with creases and chips along the top edge. 336 pages, with black & white illustrations by Charles Carroll. Near fine in a very good dw.

First edition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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145 Keynes, Florence Ada, GATHERING UP THE THREADS: A Study in Family Biography
Cambridge, U.K.: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1950. 1950. Very good 
Cambridge, U.K.: W. Heffer & Sons Ltd., 1950.. 1950.. Very good. - Octavo, charcoal gray cloth titled in gilt on the spine, in a printed illustrated dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped & rubbed. The price clipped dust jacket is slightly chipped with small stains to the rear panel. vii & 120 pages, illustrated with a black & white frontispiece and 6 plates [portraits]. Very good.

First edition.

A memoir by the mother of Maynard and Geoffrey Keynes, which also traces the history of her own family and that of her husband.

Scarce. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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146 Kismaric, Carole; Shawcross, William; et al FORCED OUT: The Agony of the Refugee in Our Time
[New York]: Human Rights Watch and the J. M. Kaplan Fund, (1989). (1989). 0679723471 / 9780679723479 Very good 
[New York]: Human Rights Watch and the J. M. Kaplan Fund, (1989).. (1989).. Very good. - Quarto [13-3/8 inches high by 10 inches wide], softcover bound in black- and-white pictorial wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with some creasing to the corners. The head & tail of the spine are slightly chipped. 191 pages plus colophon. Profuse black-and-white photographic illustrations, including folding illustrations. The top page corners & a few bottom page corners are lightly bumped. Very good.

First edition.

Published in association with Random House, Inc. The text includes eyewitness accounts by refugees from Afghanistan, Cambodia, El Salvador, Ethiopia,, Guatemala, Haiti and many other countries, as well as commentary by William Shawcross and contributions by Mark Malloch Brown, Bill Frelick, Arthur Helton, Jeri Laber and Aryen Neier. First Edition. 
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147 Kuby, Erich THE RUSSIANS AND BERLIN, 1945
New York: Hill and Wang, (1968). (1968). Very good 
New York: Hill and Wang, (1968).. (1968).. Very good. - Octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The dust jacket is lightly soiled with the head & tail of its spine lightly chipped and with the titling on the spine faded. xii & 372 pages. Endpaper maps & 16 pages of black-and-white illustrations. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper.

First American edition. Translated by Arnold J. Pomerans. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by FRANCOIS DE LA ROCQUE as an annotation to his TYPED NOTE as President on CROIX DE FEU et BRISCARDS stationery., La Rocque, Francois de [aka Casimir de la Rocque] (1885-1946). Leader of the French right-wing league the Croix de Feu.
148 La Rocque, Francois de [aka Casimir de la Rocque] (1885-1946). Leader of the French right-wing league the Croix de Feu. AUTOGRAPH NOTE SIGNED by FRANCOIS DE LA ROCQUE as an annotation to his TYPED NOTE as President on CROIX DE FEU et BRISCARDS stationery.
Paris: January, 22, 1936. 1936. Very good Signed
Paris: January, 22, 1936.. 1936.. Very good. - 33 words typed on his 10-3/4 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide Croix de Feu et Briscards stationery. The French right-wing organization's name and address is printed at top left followed by his title as president of the organization. Responding to an American correspondent's request for an autograph, La Rocque playfully replies that he can't forward the autograph of Colonel "Casimir" de La Rocque since his name is Francois. "Je ne puis vous donner d'autographe du Colonel 'Casimir' de la Rocque, car mon prenom est Francois." He goes on to explain that those who refer to him as "Casimir" don't hold him in much esteem. In fact, "Casimir" was a nickname coined by his opponents. Likely realizing that his American correspondent would not have been aware of this, Francois de La Rocque has annotated the letter with an autograph note penned in his hand: "Veuillez [___?], cher Monsieur, l'annonce [?] de mes sentiments les plus devoue". Signed in full with his notoriously illegible signature. Folded for mailing with creases to the corners and early paper clip stains to both sides.

Leader of the French right-wing league the Croix de Feu, Francois de La Rocque was its president from 1930 to 1936 before he formed the more moderate nationalist Parti Social Francais in 1936. A graduate of Saint Cyr Military Academy, he served first in Algeria and then in Morocco and remained in that post following the outbreak of World War I. He was seriously wounded in 1916 and returned to France. He served on Marshal Foch's staff before accompanying General Weygand to Poland. He served under Marshal Petain before leaving the army in 1927. Influenced by the social Catholic movement which was created by Lamennais at the close of the 19th Century, Francois de La Rocque joined the Croix de Feu in 1929. He became its leader in 1930, creating a paramilitary organization out of the former veteran's league. On the eve of the February 6, 1934 riots, two of the Croix de Feu columns took over the Interior Ministry. Participating in the far right demonstrations that day, La Rocque ordered the withdrawal of his group from the demonstration when, at around 8:45 p.m., other far-right groups started rioting on the Place de la Concorde. He was criticized by the right wing, following the riots, for not having attempted to overthrow the Republic. When the Popular Front government disbanded the Croix de Feu in 1936, La Rocque formed the Parti Social Francais (PSF). The party took a more moderate position and attracted over 600,000 members. It was nationalistic without being openly fascist. In fact, some French historians credit the party for preventing the middle class from falling into fascism. After the German occupation following the 1940 Battle of France, La Rocque reorganized the party into the Progres Social Francais and accepted the "principle of Collaboration" espoused by Marshal Petain. He was attacked by the right who claimed he had founded his newspaper "Le Petit Journal" with money from a "Jewish consortium". An American journalist observed that with La Rocque as editor the journal "assumed a more courageously anti-German attitude after the armistice than did most other papers published under the control of the Vichy government". In 1942, La Rocque declared that "Collaboration was incompatible with Occupation". He made contact with the Reseau Alibi which had ties to the British Intelligence service and formed the Reseau Klan Resistance network with colleagues from the PSF. Arrested by the German Police in Paris 1943 with 152 other PSF members, he was deported to Eisenberg and then to Itter Castle. Interned in a hospital in 1945, he was freed by U.S. troops which took over the city on May 1945. Returning to France, he was placed under administrative internment to prevent him from participating in the political negotiations. He died when still under house arrest on April 28, 1946. 
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149 Lacroix, Paul SCIENCE AND LITERATURE IN THE MIDDLE AGES AND THE RENAISSANCE
NY: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1964). (1964). Very good 
NY: Frederick Ungar Publishing Co., (1964).. (1964).. Very good. - Large 8vo, tan cloth (rear joint split; bumped; small dents to bottom edge of front cover) titled in purple, in dw (soiled & chipped with small pieces out; dw spine darkened & torn; tear to rear panel). xvii & 552 pp. (soiling to front endpaper). B&W illustrations from wood engravings. Very good internally.

Originally published in 1878, this compilation of text and more than 400 illustrations assembled by the 19th-century bibliophile, librarian and amateur historian Paul Lacroix unfolds "an unusual panorama of the life of the period, putting the reader into closer touch with the scholars and surgeons, the magicians, rulers and actors who peopled these centuries. It was an age of slowly widening horizons for scientists and philosophers, yet an age of stubborn superstition, when sorcerers flourished in pacts with demons and scholars pursued their studies alert to accusations of influence by evil spirits...."--From the dw. Dust jacket present. 
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150 Landau, Rom THE ARAB HERITAGE OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION. Information Paper Number 20
New York: Arab Information Center, 1962. 1962. Fine 
New York: Arab Information Center, 1962.. 1962.. Fine. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed green stiff paper wraps. 88 pages. Black-and-white textual illustrations. Near fine. 
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151 Langlois, Walter G. ANDRE MALRAUX: THE INDOCHINA ADVENTURE.
New York: Frederick A. Praeger, (1966). (1966). Good 
- Octavo, blue cloth in a dust wrapper. There is some discoloration to the spine. There is a small tear & creasing to the cloth on the front edge of the front cover. The dust jacket is lightly rubbed, chipped & soiled with some light foxing. There is creasing & a piece out of the front panel with a tear to the rear fold. ix, [ii] & 259 pages. The contents are very good. Good in a fair dust wrappeer.

First American edition.

Langlois makes clear that Malraux's two-year stay in Indochina, beginning in 1923, "was in large part the inspiration for the powerful, deeply committed political novels of Malraux's mature period." Malraux's trial for allegedly pillaging a temple in the Cambodian jungle was his first encounter with the corruption, injustice and arbitrary nature of French colonial law. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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152 Lavater, Johann Caspar (1741-1801) LAVATER'S LETTER TO THE FRENCH DIRECTORY. Translated from the German
London: Printed for J. Hatchard, 1799. 1799. Good 
London: Printed for J. Hatchard, 1799.. 1799.. Good. - sc Octavo pamphlet, unbound, removed in the distant past. Half-title & 33 pages plus [1] page of publisher's ads. The half-title is detached with a few short tears to the edges. There are 2 short tears to the bottom edge of the leaves throughout. A good clean copy of this pamphlet and well worth binding.

The first edition in English. This work was translated from the German edition published without the author's knowledge as "Ein Wort eines freyes [sic] Schweizers an die Franzosische Nation...".

Subsequent to the French Revolution, France sought by force to impose its new system of government on its neighbors. Lavater chides the French representatives for their hostile actions in Switzerland. Applauding the principles of "Liberty, Equality, and the Rights of Man", Lavater tellingly signs the work in print at the end "In The First Year of Swiss Slavery".

The Swiss theologian Johann Caspar Lavater was the author of the significant work of "Essays on Physiognomy".

Scarce. First Edition. 
Price: 250.00 USD

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AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO SIR HENRY RAWLINSON SIGNED BY BRITISH INDIA ARMY OFFICER SIR HENRY MONTGOMERY LAWRENCE., Lawrence, Sir Henry Montgomery. (1806-1857). British soldier and statesman in India who died in the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion.
153 Lawrence, Sir Henry Montgomery. (1806-1857). British soldier and statesman in India who died in the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion. AUTOGRAPH LETTER TO SIR HENRY RAWLINSON SIGNED BY BRITISH INDIA ARMY OFFICER SIR HENRY MONTGOMERY LAWRENCE.
Ferozepoor [i.e. Ferozepur], India: August 20th, 1840. 1840. Good Signed
Ferozepoor [i.e. Ferozepur], India: August 20th, 1840.. 1840.. Good. - Letter penned in black ink & filling both sides of a 13-1/8 inch high by 8-1/4 inch wide sheet of cream-colored paper. Signed "H M Lawrence". A strip of mounting tape is attached to the left edge of the recto with a light glue stain to part of the right edge. There is a tiny tear to the bottom edge. On the verso, glue-staining runs down the left edge & 2 small pieces of tape are glued to the body of the letter, slightly affecting 2 letters of the text. Good.

A note in an early hand at the foot of the letter indicates that it was written to Major Rawlinson. A small newspaper cutting is mounted below the signature describing a tablet erected in memory of Lawrence.

Lawrence advises poor Rawlinson on the complicated procedure for getting reimbursements from the government, a process which must be followed exactly or the money will not be forthcoming: "Each treasury you draw on must have its own set of numbers; thus No. 1 Ferozepoor, No. 1 Pershawar, No. 1 Caubul, No. 1 Loudiana [i.e. Ludhiana] may all be of the same date, 4th Augt. for instance, & the next bills drawn on each of those places no matter on what date must each be No. 2 and so on....."

Sir Henry Montgomery Lawrence [1806-1857] was a British soldier and statesman in India, who died in the Siege of Lucknow during the Indian Rebellion. Critically wounded, he is supposed to have said to those around him: "Put on my tomb only this: Here lies Henry Lawrence who tried to do his duty."

Sir Henry Rawlinson [1810-1895] was an English diplomat and orientalist, sometimes referred to as the "Father of Assyriology". 
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FORWARD UNDER THE GLORIOUS BANNER OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION. On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution., Le Duan.
154 Le Duan. FORWARD UNDER THE GLORIOUS BANNER OF THE OCTOBER REVOLUTION. On the Occasion of the 50th Anniversary of the October Revolution.
Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1967. 1967. Good 
Hanoi [North Vietnam]: Foreign Languages Publishing House, 1967.. 1967.. Good. - Octavo, printed tan & white wrappers. The binding is lightly bumped with some light soiling to the rear wrap. There are 2 vertical creases to the wraps where the pamphlet has been folded. 62 pages plus colophon. The top page corners & some bottom page corners are very lightly bumped & there is a light vertical crease to each leaf. Good.

First edition.

This North Vietnamese propaganda pamphlet celebrates the success of the Russian Revolution and relates it to the history of the Vietnamese revolution and the Vietnamese people's struggles and successes against the Americans. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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155 Lenman, Bruce P.; Consulting Editor. Anderson, Trevor; Managing Editor CHAMBERS DICTIONARY OF WORLD HISTORY
(Edinburgh, UK): Chambers, (2001). (2001). 0550130004 / 9780550130006 Fine 
(Edinburgh, UK): Chambers, (2001).. (2001).. Fine. - Thick octavo, cloth in a dust wrapper. The covers are lightly bumped with a small dent to the front edge of the rear cover. There is creasing to the top section of the dust jacket front panel. x, 948 & [2] pages. Illustrated in black & white with maps & genealogical tables. Near fine in a very good dust wrapper. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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156 Lesberg, Sandy ASSASSINATION IN OUR TIME
(London/New York: Peebles Press International, 1976). 1976). 0672522624 / 9780672522628 Good 
(London/New York: Peebles Press International, 1976).. 1976).. Good. - Small quarto [12 inches high by 9 inches wide], cloth, in a price- clipped dust wrapper. The covers are bumped & lightly rubbed. The dust jacket is rubbed & chipped with a piece out of the top corner of the rear panel. A tear to the dust jacket spine has been repaired internally with scotch tape. 255 pages. There is light staining to the front edge of the first text page & the page edges are slightly darkened. Profuse black-and- white photographic illustrations. Good.

A textual and pictorial record of twenty assassinations of 20th century figures whose deaths changed the course of history. Most of the photographs, many of which had never appeared in book form, are selected from the archives of United Press International. Dust jacket present. 
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157 Limon, Geoffroi de VITA E MARTIRIO DI LUIGI XVI. Re di Francia e di Navarra immolato li 21. gennajo 1793. Coll'aggiunta di un esame sui decreto di regicidio scritti in francese da Mr. de Limon e per la prima volta tradotti in italiano da L.M.P
Milano: Nella stamperia di Giuseppe Galeazzi, 1793. 1793. Fair 
Milano: Nella stamperia di Giuseppe Galeazzi, 1793.. 1793.. Fair. - sc Octavo, 7-1/2 inches high by 5-1/8 inches wide. Disbound, lacking the covers, though the texblock is stitched and complete. 112 pages, illustrated with a full-page frontispiece portrait of King Louis XVI. The frontispiece is detached with a couple of tiny chips to the front edge. A complete bright and internally near fine copy which would be well worth rebinding.

One of several editions published throughout Europe within 3 months of de Limon's discourse in Vienna. Geoffroi de Limon was an ardent defender of the monarchy who called for the reinstatement of that institution in France after the French Revolution.

King Louis XVI was deposed by the French Revolution in 1789. Seeking to establish a Republic, the Jacobins feared that the antagonistic actions of Prussia and Austria might result in the re-establishment of the monarchy. To forestall such a possibility, the King was tried and executed by guillotine in 1793. 
Price: 75.00 USD

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158 Lindsay, Robert O.; and Neu, John; compilers FRENCH POLITICAL PAMPHLETS 1547-1648: A Catalog of Major Collections in American Libraries
Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969. 1969. Very good 
Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 1969.. 1969.. Very good. - Octavo, tan cloth titled in brown. A trifle soiled. 510 pp. Very good.

First edition. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD

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159 Lockhart, J. G HERE ARE MYSTERIES
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, (1927). (1927). Good 
New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, Publishers, (1927).. (1927).. Good. - Octavo, cloth, in the remnants of a dust wrapper. The spine is faded & the covers are bumped with tiny tears to the cloth. The panels of the dust jacket are detached, darkened & heavily chipped with pieces out & soiling to the front panel. The flaps are partially detached & what is left of the jacket spine is laid in. Half-title, title, [1] leaf, 250 & [1] pages. 8 black-and-white plates, including a frontispiece. Good, in the remnants of the dust wrapper.

First edition.

Accounts of such historical mysteries as the disappearance of Austrian Archduke John Orth, the identity of the foundling of Nuremberg and the fate of the "Maine". Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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SIGNATURE ON A PAPER LABEL OF ROBERT LOWE, 1ST VISCOUNT SHERBROOKE, GLADSTONE'S CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER AND HOME SECRETARY., Lowe, Robert, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke. (1811-1892). William Gladstone's Chancellor of the Exchequer (1868-1873) and Home Secretary (1873-1874).
160 Lowe, Robert, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke. (1811-1892). William Gladstone's Chancellor of the Exchequer (1868-1873) and Home Secretary (1873-1874). SIGNATURE ON A PAPER LABEL OF ROBERT LOWE, 1ST VISCOUNT SHERBROOKE, GLADSTONE'S CHANCELLOR OF THE EXCHEQUER AND HOME SECRETARY.
1868. 1868. Good Signed
- A small paper label, 3/4 of an inch high by 2-1/4 inches wide, is signed in black ink "Robert Lowe". The label is mounted diagonally on a piece of card approximately 2-5/8 inches high by 2-1/4 inches wide, on which is penned the date "1868" in Lowe's or another hand. There is a crease to the label from the mounting. The mount is foxed & lightly glue-stained with a tiny chip to its right edge. The verso of the mount is foxed with a partial, unrelated signature on its bottom edge. Good.

Robert Lowe, 1st Viscount Sherbrooke [1811-1892] was a British Statesman who held office under Prime Minister William Ewart Gladstone, first as Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1868 to 1873 and then as Home Secretary between 1873 and 1874. He is remembered for his work on education policy, his opposition to electoral reform and his contribution to modern U.K. company law. First Edition. 
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